HISTORICAL VIGNETTE: More than a decade before Andrew Gaze, Mark Bradke and Luc Longley announced Australia’s arrival as a power on the world basketball stage Australia already had an internationally-rated male star. His name was Edward (Ed or Eddie) Sebastian Palubinskas.
The Australian Olympic Committee today announced it will spend $30 million to send our athletes to the London Olympics in 2012. The AOC has budgeted $16.7m to prepare the 2012 Australian Olympic Team and $13.4m to send the Team to London. The AOC has budgeted $16.7m to prepare the 2012 Australian Olympic Team and $13.4m to send the Team to London.
Dual Olympic rowing gold medallist Nick Green will lead the Australian Olympic Team to the 2012 Games in London following his appointment as Chef de Mission today.The AOC Executive Board endorsed Green’s appointment at a meeting in Melbourne.
On the 7/11/08, Liverpool West was extremely fortunate to have Robin Bell (the famous Australian white water canoeing champion) visit our school. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Australian Canoeing and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) today announced the appointment of Richard Fox as Canoeing National Performance Director.
Westfields Sports High School in Sydney was formally awarded the 2008 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sport and Youth Trophy today.The Sport and Youth Trophy is aimed at rewarding organisations that have promoted or developed sporting or educational programs linked to Olympism aimed at young people.
Stephanie Rice, Emma Snowsill and Steve Hooker are among champions from the Beijing Olympic Games who have been included in a list of 100 great all-time Australian Olympians
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced details of the nationwide, eight city Welcome Home Celebrations to pay tribute to the 2008 Australian Olympic Team.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
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Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.
Did you know?
Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.